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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #340 on: 05/11/2018 08:47 PM »
Spacecraft SEPARATION CONFIRMED.  MISSION SUCCESS for the first Block 5!

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T+33 minutes, 38 seconds. Payload deployment confirmed.

And an excellent view from the forward-facing camera on the second stage.
"Liftoff of Falcon 9: the world's first reflight of an orbital-class rocket."

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #342 on: 05/11/2018 08:48 PM »
Successful separation!
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #343 on: 05/11/2018 08:49 PM »
Wrapping up coverage.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Webcast now closing off.

Have a great afternoon, guys. I'll see you all during the Iridium-NEXT F6/GRACE-FO mission next week.
« Last Edit: 05/11/2018 08:51 PM by ZachS09 »
"Liftoff of Falcon 9: the world's first reflight of an orbital-class rocket."

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #345 on: 05/11/2018 08:50 PM »
Live coverage has ended.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #346 on: 05/11/2018 08:50 PM »
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Successful and beautiful launch of the first Falcon 9 version 6 aka Block 5! From 3.0 miles away, the rumble was intense 😁 they stuck the landing too. Way to go SpaceX - you rock🤘🏻 #SpaceX #falcon9 #rocketlaunch @Teslarati @SpaceX

https://twitter.com/_tomcross_/status/995038773321912320

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S/C Sep!

Elon - if that was indeed him, it was only for a second, was throwing his head back in relief!


Chris Gebhardt's article:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2018/05/bangabandhu-1-launch-spacexs-affordable-space/

Thanks to Steven, Chris and Zach - and all - for the coverage!
« Last Edit: 05/11/2018 08:51 PM by Chris Bergin »

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #348 on: 05/11/2018 08:53 PM »
Many similar photos from press site, but here’s a different one (some others on the tweet too):

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Congratulations to the #SpaceX team for the successful first launch (& landing!) of the #Bangabandhu1 #Block5 #Falcon9 #Falcon9Block5, seen here from the Press Site at NASA's KSC, & congrats to #Bangladesh for this historic launch!
(Photos: me / @WeReportSpace)

https://twitter.com/thefavoritist/status/995040900622503942
« Last Edit: 05/11/2018 08:53 PM by FutureSpaceTourist »

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #349 on: 05/11/2018 08:56 PM »
Falcon 9 Block 5 first launch & landing

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 deployment

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #350 on: 05/11/2018 09:35 PM »
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@SpaceX #Falcon9 carrying Bangladesh's first communications satellite, #Bangabandhu1, clears the tower at @NASAKennedy's historic #Pad39A.

Full resolution download is available here: flic.kr/p/25FSspP [attached]

#photography #Space #rocketry

https://twitter.com/spiel2001/status/995052865101156352

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #351 on: 05/11/2018 09:51 PM »
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Bangabandhu1 Falcon 9 breaking the sound barrier during Max-Q! @SpaceX @Teslarati #spacex #falcon9 #Bangabandhu1

https://twitter.com/_tomcross_/status/995055001822167040

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #352 on: 05/11/2018 10:17 PM »
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Ground controllers from Thales Alenia Space, builder of the Bangabandhu 1 communications satellite launched on a SpaceX rocket today, have established contact with the spacecraft after its arrival in orbit. spaceflightnow.com/2018/05/10/fal…

https://twitter.com/spaceflightnow/status/995062273986252800

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Updating Chris G's article - https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2018/05/bangabandhu-1-launch-spacexs-affordable-space/ - with one of Brady's remote photos. :o And that's just a screenshot. You can see ants on the HIF roof on the full res.  ;D Collection going into L2. Will add some to the article.

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #355 on: 05/11/2018 10:43 PM »
Orbit parameters according to new space-track TLE

2018-05-11 21:52:04.21 UTC - 308.49/35549.15km/19.3139°   

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0 TBA - TO BE ASSIGNED
1 43463U 18044A   18131.91115988 -.00000088  00000-0  00000+0 0  9999
2 43463  19.3139   5.9439 7249088 179.1786  40.6444  2.29090380    00   

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #356 on: 05/12/2018 01:21 AM »
4K launch video of the Bangabandhu satellite launch from Pad 39A

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Published on May 11, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjBMVjA7Ric?t=001

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #357 on: 05/12/2018 05:24 AM »
From SpaceX website

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Re: SpaceX F9 : Bangabandhu-1 : KSC 39A : May 11, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #358 on: 05/12/2018 08:38 AM »

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